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TE Tony Moeaki named Rookie of the Week

Posted Oct 1, 2010

Voters on NFL.com have made their choice. Tight end Tony Moeaki is the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for games played on September 26-27, the NFL announced today.

Moeaki had four catches for 44 yards, including a one-handed 18-yard TD catch in the Chiefs' 31-10 win over the San Francisco 49ers.

Moeaki was selected from among five finalists through fan votes on NFL.com/rookies. The other finalists were quarterback Sam Bradford of the St. Louis Rams, tight end Aaron Hernandez of the New England Patriots, running back C.J. Spiller of the Buffalo Bills, and free safety Earl Thomas of the Seattle Seahawks.

After the regular season, five players will be nominated for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year honors. Fans can vote for the winner on NFL.com/rookies throughout the month of January. The winner will be announced at a press conference at Super Bowl XLV in North Texas.
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